Why to Hire a Professional Bookkeeper

Why to Hire a Professional Bookkeeper

Why to Hire a Professional Bookkeeper Written By Geoff BurnsAccording to the Small Business Administration, 67% of all businesses fail within the first 10 years. The primary reason for this is lack of cash flow. In fact, 82% of businesses that fail, do so because of cash flow problems. In addition to cash flow problems, poor or inadequate management often...
Eisenhower Matrix

Eisenhower Matrix

The Eisenhower Matrix Written By Geoff BurnsDwight D. "Ike" Eisenhower was a five star Army General during World War II and the 34th President of the United States of America. He is responsible for implementing the Interstate Highway System that is in use today. However, many do not know that he developed a simple matrix to analyze tasks and to...
Understanding Your Reports

Understanding Your Reports

Understanding Your Financial Reports Written By Geoff BurnsWhether you are a small business owner, entrepreneur, or nonprofit leader, you need to use financial reports to evaluate your fiscal position. Unfortunately, even for seasoned leaders, most people don't fully understand how their reports are generated, how to tell if they are accurate, what they mean, and what knowledge can be gained...

Mission Drift

As an organization ages, it is not uncommon for it to experience "drift." Drift can be a natural process of the shifting landscape with which an organization operates. A controlled approach to change is not really the same as drift, however. The March of Dimes comes to mind. Their original purpose was to eradicate polio, which for all intents and...
Pinnacles and Milestones

Pinnacles and Milestones

Welcome to 2018. For some of you, 2017 was a banner year. For others, it may have seen more setbacks. Regardless of how 2017 ended, that was last year and this is now. It is time to build off of last year and realize that no matter what you did in the past, there are still opportunities to improve processes,...